Jordan previously served as weekend anchor and general assignment reporter at WPHL-TV in Philadelphia, Pa., where she worked from 2000-03. In addition to anchoring the station's weekend newscast, she served as the primary fill-in for WPHL's weekday anchor and covered breaking news and local stories.
From 1999-2000, Jordan served as a main anchor and reporter at WRGT-TV in Dayton, Ohio. She also worked as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for WKEF-TV in Dayton (1997-99).
Jordan began her career in Rockford, Ill., as a general assignment reporter for WIFR-TV (1995-97). She also gained early experience at WMAQ-AM in Chicago, where she worked through the Medill News Service as a radio reporter (1995).
Jordan has been recognized for excellence throughout her career. Most recently, she was named a 2003 Rising Star by Today's Chicago Woman. She was honored with the YMCA Black Achiever Award in 2000 and received the Bethune Recognition for women in the media from the National Council of Negro Women in 1999. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Jordan graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, Ga., with a B.A. degree in English in 1994. She earned a Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 1995.
Born in Nashville, Tenn., Jordan is married to broadcast journalist Christian Farr. Her father, Robert Jordan, is a long-time anchor and reporter at WGN-TV in Chicago.
Cook County officials warn residents to pay property tax or get auctioned in May
Time is running out for thousands of people in Cook County to pay their property taxes. If they don't, their taxes will be auctioned off in a sale in May.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians go on strike
Musicians for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra are on strike Monday.
6 charged in Harvey corruption investigation, feds say
Two people related to high-ranking Harvey officials are accused by the feds of shaking down a strip club owner. In all, six people were charged as part of an ongoing federal investigation of alleged corruption in Harvey government, authorities said.
Steppenwolf Theatre breaks ground on new $54M building
Chicago's world famous Steppenwolf Theatre broke ground on an expansion Tuesday.
Walmart greeter with cerebral palsy to lose job after position is eliminated
Walmart is changing its trademark "door greeter" job description, and that means many employees will be out of jobs. It's happening at 1,000 stores across the country, including Naperville, where one employee with cerebral palsy is wondering what is next.
More TOP STORIES News